H.R.819 - To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to use the definitions in section 40125 of title 49, United States Code, in determining whether an unmanned aircraft conducting aeronautical research flights qualifies for public aircraft status under that section, and for other purposes.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 02/09/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/10/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.819 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/2015)
This bill requires the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, for purposes of determining whether an unmanned aircraft (drone) used for aeronautical research qualifies as a public aircraft, to use definitions under federal aviation safety law for determining whether the aircraft is used for:
- a commercial purpose, and
- aeronautical research and platform-based research.
The Administrator must also develop procedures for the safe, beyond-line-of-sight operation of aeronautical research drones in the national airspace system.